For this assignment, you will assimilate all of the separate
For this assignment, you will assimilate all of the separate sections of your Annual Report Project into one document, which will be broken into two sections.The ratio calculations section should be in an Excel file with a tab for each ratio type (horizontal, vertical, liquidity, etc.).The sections from Topics 1, 3, 4, and 5 should be provided in a Word document, including the following:
- Locate a competitor that is involved in the same business as your chosen company. Provide a competitor analysis that includes at least three ratios of which you will compare to your company’s results from Topics 3, 4, and 5 to a competitor’s results for the same ratios. Examine whether your company performed better or worse, compared to the competitor. How can you tell? Describe your findings.
- Provide an industry analysis that includes at least three ratios. Compare to your company’s results from Topics 3, 4, and 5 to the industry results for the same ratios. Examine whether your company performed better or worse, compared to the industry. How can you tell? Describe your findings. Use the GCU Library to access Hoovers, LexisNexis, or another business database to locate industry averages for the industry in which your company competes.
- Provide an investment recommendation that examines whether or not your company is a good investment decision.
You will need to list all resources you used in previous sections of the Annual Report Project, and you are required to integrate at least three academic sources for the final summary in your paper.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
Refer to “Annual Report Project – Final Rubric” prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.